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Biocentrism and Modernism 1 edition

Biocentrism and Modernism
Oliver A. I. Botar

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Biocentrism and Modernism
Edited by Oliver A.I. Botar and Isabel Wünsche

Published 2011 by ASHGATE in Farnham, Surrey, England .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Defining Biocentrism / Oliver A. I. Botar
Rereading Bioromanticism / Monika Wucher
The naming of Biomorphism / Jennifer Mundy
On the biology of the inorganic: Crystallography and discourses of latent life in the art and architectural historiography of the early twentieth century / Spyros Papapetros
Traces of organicism in gardening and urban planning theories in early twentieth-century Germany / David Haney and Elke Sohn
Organic visions and biological models in Russian avant-garde art / Isabel Wünsche
Biocentrism and anarchy: Herbert Read's Modernism / Allan Antliff
Organicism among the Cubists: The case of Raymond Duchamp-Villon / Mark Antliff
Klee's Neo-Romanticism: The wages of scientific curiosity / Sara Lynn Henry
Kandinsky and science: The introduction of biological images in the Paris period / Vivian Endicott Barnett
Pollock's dream of a Biocentric art: The challenge of his and Peter Blake's Ideal Museum / Elizabeth Langhorne.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-259) and index.


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N6465.M63 B56 2011

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